Sunday, August 28, 2016

Growing Hops in Oregon

"The Pacific Northwest is an optimal location for hop production due to its unique terroir and irrigation resources.  Specifically, the Willamette Valley's rich soil, mild climate, and abundant rainfall provide ideal conditions for commercial hop production.  The moderate temperatures experienced during the growing season are particularly favorable for growing high quality aroma-type hops. Several alpha-type varieties also favor the Oregon climate and consistently yield higher than average harvests."
Oregon Hop Growers proudly grow many different hop varieties and are adding and expanding new varieties each year. Below is a list of the varieties found in Oregon:

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